Angulo promises to bounce back after Lara defeat

Andrew Wake | 12.06.13 07:58

Alfredo Angulo has issued the following statement reflecting on his defeat to Erislandy Lara. "I want to thank all of my fans for their support in the wake of my eye injury this past weekend. I have undergone various medical examinations which I am glad to report revealed no broken bones. California State Athletic Commission physician Dr. Pearlman Hicks has informed me that I only suffered a contusion and my eye specialist thankfully sees no permanent injury to my eye. I want to...

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Blast from the Past: Kieran Farrell v Sid Razak

Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 10:16

Relive Kieran Farrell's 2011 clash with Birmingham veteran Sid Razak.

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Thompson: Price has shown his professionalism by enlisting Lennox

Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 10:02

Tony Thompson believes David Price's three week training camp with Lennox Lewis will make their rematch even tougher. The Washington DC southpaw caused one of boxing's biggest upsets of 2012 in February stopping the 6ft 8in scouser inside two rounds back in February. Price (15-1) called for a return and gets a chance to correct his sole career loss when he tackles Thompson (37-3) at Liverpool's Echo Arena on Saturday July 6. Price and his trainer Franny Smith are back home now...

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Boxer uses his next fight to pay tribute to Boston bombing victims

Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 09:57

American-Irish light-middleweight prospect Danny O'Connor will face Hector Munoz on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin's clash with Matthew Macklin in Mashantucket, Connecticut on June 29. The fight will also see the Framingham, Massachusetts-native wear special garments manufactured by Rival that pay tribute to those sadly killed on the Boston bombing. "The names of the Boston Marathon bombing victims will be on my trunks. I'll also be wearing the Boston Marathon logo and colours...

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Selby gets unbeaten test in Hull

Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 09:08

British featherweight champion Lee Selby will face unbeaten but untested Romanian Viorel Simion in Hull on July 13. The Welshman was due to appear on Matchroom Sport's June 29 show in Bolton, but will now provide key support to the professional debut of Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell. 31-year-old Simion is the reigning WBC international titlist and has 16 wins with seven stoppages. He is ranked number four by that sanctioning body so a win should help push Selby towards a w...

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Historic Sheffield club under threat

Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 08:41

An historic amateur boxing club in Yorkshire is under threat due to plans to demolish the building it is based in. St Vincent's ABC is one of the oldest clubs in Sheffield and has produced a number of national champions. But it only has until September to find a new home as its current base on Solly Street is due to be knocked down to make way for a new development. The club has been offered the chance to move into a former community centre in Crookesmoor district of the city,...

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Lucas Browne: Beating Towers will get me a Commonwealth title shot

Andrew Wake | 10.06.13 11:08

Lucas 'Big Daddy' Browne is gearing up for his rescheduled in-house battle with Hatton stablemate Richard Towers in the summer after the two agreed to face each other at the second time of asking. The original fight between the two undefeated heavyweights was called off last year when Towers suffered any injury, but is now set to take place on July 25 in Melbourne, Australia and Browne can't wait for another big test after recently defeating James Toney. "I am very happy the f...

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Bellew: Stephenson wont be champion for long

Andrew Wake | 10.06.13 10:54

Tony Bellew believes Adonis Stevenson's reign as WBC light-heavyweight champion will be a short one - especially as he's next in line for a shot. Stevenson scored a surprise first round knockout of Chad Dawson in Montreal, Canada on Saturday night. Liverpool's Bellew moved into the mandatory challenger position when he defeated Isaac Chilemba at the second time of asking last month and say's he ready to face the new titlist anywhere at any time. He's shocked boxing and it's g...


Warren to promote at Copper Box

Andrew Wake | 10.06.13 10:38

Frank Warren has signed a deal to stage six shows at the Copper Box Arena in London. The 7,000 capacity venue was constructed for last year's Olympic Games and will stage its first box card on September 21 when Billy Joe Saunders defends his British middleweight title against John Ryder. Warren said: "This is a superb setting for boxing. The Copper Box is what all the investment in the Olympics was about - legacy and giving London a fantastic arena. I'm looking forwar...

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Fury: I hate Haye and I will knock him out

Andrew Wake | 10.06.13 07:29

Tyson Fury believes he'll knock David Haye out if they meet in autumn. Britain's top two heavyweights are currently in talks for a mega clash, with September 28 at the Manchester Arena rumoured to be the preferred date and venue. At the weekend Fury revealed the fight is now 99 per cent agreed and added that he intends on winning inside the distance. "Fans don't want to see two boring fighters dancing around as if it were Come Dancing on TV. Fight fans want to see two explosiv...

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